3 Novels to Read on Vacation This Summer


For lots of us, a summer vacation is all about switching off, relaxing, and getting away from it all. One of the perfect ways to do this is to open up a new novel, so you can get lost in a whole new world as you chill out on the beach or beside the pool. Here are some of the hottest novels coming out this year, to make your summer even more thrilling and exciting.

Good Material by Dolly Alderton

This book is simultaneously heartwarming and hilarious. It follows the life of a stand-up comedian who is struggling with the direction of his life following a difficult break-up. In tracing his experiences, this novel investigates the modern experiences of family, friendships, and love, and does so with real style and panache.

The Women by Kristin Hannah

This novel is a very moving portrayal of a female combat nurse serving in Vietnam during the war. It is emotionally very compelling, and moments in the book border on heart-breaking, but ultimately its messages are inspiring and affirming.

Leaving by Roxana Robinson

This beautifully written novel explores the relationship between two old flames, who meet again in their sixties. In doing so, it raises questions about the nature of love, commitment, family, and desire—and paints an arresting picture of love in older age.


Lily F
Lily F
Lily is a fan of the great outdoors and can often be found half way along a trail or strolling along the beach. She also loves cosying up with a good book, and is determined to get better at baking over the winter.
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